5 Funny Signature Dish Names from the UK

Travelling activities include pampering the eyes and tongue. Typical dishes of a country may make the traveller more in love. But trying a menu with unique names is no less exciting. Especially if the nickname is scary or funny.

The following are five other dishes named ordinary, which were obtained during Suara.com's trip to the United Kingdom.

1. Bangers and Mash

Classified as one of the most classic main menus, the most famous, as well as the most popular throughout the United Kingdom. Just call it "bangers" then the waitress already understands what you ordered.

The term "bangers" which replaces the word "sausage" comes from the history of the First World War. Food ratios or restrictions make sausage producers creative adding a lot of water to the ground meat mixture before being put into sausage casings or casings, so that the shape will still arouse the tastes of the buyer. But as a result, when cooked in high temperatures, especially fried, sausages will be broken by water pressure and produce sounds like an explosion.

2. Toad in the Hole

Upon hearing his name, what was imagined was cute: a pair of frog eyes were peeking out from a hole in the grass or the ground. In fact it is a sausage "hiding" behind Yorkshire pudding, a kind of soft toasted bread.

Toad in the Hole, can you find a frog's eye peering?

Photo: Toad in the Hole, can you find the toad's eye peering?

How to make it is a Yorkshire pudding dough (dough) placed in a heat-resistant tray, then sausages are arranged on it just like that, then baked. It can also be covered with the remaining dough and then streaked with the tip of the knife so that the sausage looks peek.

The main course is eaten with gravy onion chocolate sauce, as well as steamed carrots and peas.

 3. Devils on Horseback

Translation can be scary: Satan is in the Saddle. But believe me, it looks really cute and charming. The taste is also far from scary.

Made from dried plums wrapped in smoked bacon and then baked until the meat looks crispy. For variation, the cavity of plum seed is sometimes filled with almonds.

This delicious "satan" is served as an appetizer menu before the main course, it can also be a light menu when chatting in pubs or cafes.

 4. Welsh Rarebit

A dish of pride in the country of Wales, whose popularity is in line with Haggis (Scottish national dish) or Bangers and Mash (one of England's signature dishes).

The end is a salty sauce made from the melted cheese and spiked with ale (a type of beer), chilli or paprika, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Then washed down on toast. It can also be served by dipping.

The name Welsh Rarebit is said to have come from the legend of the poor who were forbidden from eating wild rabbits in the area of ​​the nobility. Instead, they ate a menu of toasted bread drenched in seasoned melted cheese.

 5. Ladyfingers

Actually, it started in Italy but was adopted centuries ago by the United Kingdom. Known as Ladyfingers, sponge claws, or Spikes for Women. Usually, it is served along with other scanty snacks at the teatime.

Uniquely, Ladyfingers can also be found in several countries, with different names. Starting in Western Europe, South America, Australia, and even Southeast Asia, including Indonesia.

Besides being served directly, this type of cookie cake can be processed further as one of the compilers of the British dish, Trifle. It is a kind of Tiramisu but is enriched with jelly, fruits, and custard or milk and egg yolk mixture.